Gulmit, August 31: The dammed Hunza River, stretched over a length of around 25 kilometers, is losing depth as temperate drop in the upstream valley reduces water inflow.
“The water level was close to my house two weeks ago”, a resident of Gulmit told Pamir Times. “Now the water has receded by at least 12 feet”, the man said. He also said that the water drop rate is slower.
According to sources the Frontier Works Organization has brought new excavation machinery to barrier of the dammed Hunza River near Attabad. The federal government had approved over 80 million rupees for deepening and expansion of the spillway a couple of months back.
The Chinese government had also been contacted by president Zardari for restoration of the Karakuram Highway, closed since January 4, 2010.
There are rumors about arrival of contingents of the Peoples Liberation Army for restoration of the KKH. However, sources based in the border town of Sost deny presence of Chinese Army officials in the region.
Jun 30, 2015 Comments Off on Passu Cricket League will kick start as a drive against drug use
Aug 25, 2016 0The following two tabs change content below.BioLatest Posts...
Aug 19, 2016 0The following two tabs change content below.BioLatest Posts...
Aug 23, 2016 0
Aug 16, 2016 0
Aug 04, 2016 Comments Off on How to Make a Boon Out Of a Short VacationThe following two tabs change content below.BioLatest Posts...
Jan 11, 2016 Comments Off on SCO Logo Design Competition: Chance to win 50,000 rupees
Dec 28, 2015 Comments Off on Youth Internship Program-2016